AFWL 2021 Schedule

AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON 2021 

  • 12:00pm | Doors Open for Exhibition Browsing and Shopping
  • 12:00 – 2:00 | Jewellery-Making Workshop
    Host: Anita Quansah

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PANEL TALKS
  • 12:30pm | OPENING REMARKS
    Councillor Sabrina Francis – Mayor of Camden
  • 12:35pm | Intersectionality of Black Design Creatives and Advocacy
    Moderator: Layton Reid – Desitecture
    Neil Pinder – HomeGrown Plus | Marie Loney – Glow Consultancy London |
    Samson Soboye – Soboye Boutique | Dr Christine Cicenska – Curator at V&A Museum
    Gary March – Sculpture and Painter
  • 13:45pm | Fostering Sustainable Practices in the Fashion Industry
    Moderator: Baroness Lola Young – APPG on Ethics and Sustainability
    Dilys Williams – Director, Centre for Sustainable Fashion | Aja Barber – Writer & Fashion Consultant | Orsola de Castro – Fashion Revolution | Terrence Eben – Never Fade Factory
  • 15:00pm | Journalism and Representation – Creating Spaces for Black Creatives
    Moderator: Rachel Victor-Sampson – Senior Manager, Arts Council
    Andrew Ibi – Designer, Writer, Educator | Rianna Scipio – Journalist, TV Host, Producer & Director | Taiwo Meghoma – Brand Specialist & Fashion Consultant | Nyle McIntosh – Founder, BlackThingsUK
  • 16:00pm | Hair, Beauty and Ownership
    Moderator: Tracey Sage – Cultural Strategist
    Jazmyne Byrd – Contributing Editor, Hype Hair | Irene Shelley – Editor-in-Chief, Black Beauty & Hair
    Tatlyn Grant – Health and Hair Consultant | Bethany John – Nappy Beautique
  • 16:45 pm | Hair Show & University of Northampton Presentation
    ‘Sankofa’ hair presentation by Nappy Beautique | University of Northampton 2020 Graduate Fashion Show
  • 17:15pm | Fireside Chat: Future Design & Entrepreneurship
    Christopher Kirwan – Professor, Parson’s School of Design & Technology |
    Dr. Adeyinka Adewale – Henley Business School

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